Chaim Yaakov Goldvicht
Rabbi Chaim Yaakov Goldvicht (September 1924 – February 7, 1995) was the founding Rosh yeshiva of the major Israeli Hesder yeshiva Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh, commonly known as KBY. A world renowned scho...
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Aharon Pfeuffer
Aharon Pfeuffer (also "Pfoifer" [1]) was a Rabbi and Posek and a recognised authority [2] on Kashrut. He was active in Johannesburg and Bnei Brak. He founded the Yeshiva Maharsha Beis Aharon in 1982 ...
Avraham Yitzchak Bloch
Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Bloch (Hebrew: אברהם יצחק בלוך‎; 1891 – 1941) was the Chief Rabbi and Rosh Yeshiva of the Telz Yeshiva in Lithuania, and one of the greatest pre-Holocaust Rabbinic fig...
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Simcha Zissel Ziv
Rabbi Simcha Zissel Ziv Broida (Hebrew: שמחה זיסל זיו‎; 1824–1898), also known as the Alter of Kelm (the Elder of Kelm), was one of the foremost students of Rabbi Yisrael Salanter and one of...
Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman
Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman (1886–1969), יוסף שלמה כהנמן, was an Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva of the Ponevezh yeshiva. He was a renowned Torah and Talmudic scholar, a distinguished member of the Council...
Shlomo Cunin
Rabbi Baruch Shlomo Eliyahu Cunin, (Hebrew ברוך שלמה אליהו קונין), (Shlomo Cunin), is a Hasidic Rabbi, associated with the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. Cunin is the director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Calif...
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Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz
Rabbi Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz (1886, Világ, Austria-Hungary (now Svetlice, Slovakia) - 7 September 1948) was a leader of American Orthodoxy and founder of key institutions such as Torah Vodaath, a Ye...
Chaim Michael Dov Weissmandl
Chaim Michael Dov Weissmandl (Hebrew: חיים מיכאל דב וויסמנדל‎) (25 October 1903, Debrecen, Hungary – 29 November 1957, Mount Kisco, New York) (known as Michael Ber Weissmandl) was a rabbi ...
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Yerucham Gorelick
Yerucham Gorelick (1911–1983) was a distinguished Rosh yeshiva in the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) for forty years (1943–1983).
Gorelick was born in Slutzk in 1911 to Rabbi Av...
Dov Berish Weidenfeld
Rabbi Dov Berish Weidenfeld (1881–1965) was the Chief Rabbi of Tshebin (Trzebinia), Poland, and after World War II spent his final years in Jerusalem. His principal work of Jewish law is titled "Dovev...
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Binyomin Wilhelm
Binyomin Wilhelm (1886–1972) was the founder of Yeshiva Torah Vodaas.Born in Lodz, Poland, he was the oldest son of a Radoshitzer chassidic family. In his teens he left by himself to the United States...
Israel Meir Kagan
Israel Meir (HaKohen) Kagan (1839–1933), known popularly as the Chofetz Chaim, was an influential rabbi of the Musar movement, a Halakhist, posek, and ethicist whose works continue to be widely influ...
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Akiva Ehrenfeld
Akiva Ehrenfeld (Hebrew: עקיבא עהרענפעלד‎) (1923 – 16 August 2012) was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi who helped establish the Kiryat Mattersdorf and Unsdorf neighborhoods of northern Jerusalem. H...
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Zvi Yaakov Oppenheim
Zvi Yaakov Oppenheim (Hebrew: צבי יעקב אופנהיים‎; 1854-1926) was Chief Rabbi of Kelm, Lithuania, and one of the founders of the Telz Yeshiva.
Rabbi Oppenheim was born in 1854 in the smal...
Yehezkel Abramsky
Yehezkel Abramsky (Hebrew: יחזקאל אברמסקי‎) (1886 – September 19, 1976), also affectionately referred to as 'Reb Chatzkel Abramsky', was a prominent and influential Orthodox rabbi and schola...
Aharon Leib Shteinman
Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman (Hebrew: אהרון ליב שטיינמן‎), also Shtainman or Steinman (born 1912 or 1914) is a prominent Haredi rabbi and posek (halakhic authority) in Bnei Brak, Israel. Fol...
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Reuven Feinstein
Reuven Feinstein (Hebrew: ראובן פיינשטיין‎) (born August 1937) is an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and rosh yeshiva of the Yeshiva of Staten Island, New York. He is the son of Rabbi Moshe Feinstein...
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Abba Berman
Rabbi Abba Mordechai Berman (1919–2005) was a renowned Talmudist and Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Iyun HaTalmud.Reb Abba was born on Tu BiShvat 5679 (1919) in Łódź, Poland to his father, Rabbi Shaul Yosef...
Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg
Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg (Hebrew: חיים פנחס שיינברג‎;‎ 1 October 1910 – 20 March 2012) was a Polish-born, American-raised, Israeli Haredi rabbi and rosh yeshiva who, from 1965, m...
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Yitzhak Isaac Halevy Rabinowitz
Yitzhak Isaac Halevy (Rabinowitz) (September 21, 1847 – May 15, 1914) (Hebrew: יצחק אייזיק הלוי) was a rabbi, Jewish historian, and founder of the Agudath Israel organization. Relatively little of hi...
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Yaakov Dovid Wilovsky
Rabbi Yaakov Dovid Wilovsky (February 7, 1845 – 1913), known by the acronym Ridvaz or Ridbaz, was a renowned rabbi, Talmudic commentator and educator.
Born in Kobrin, Russia, Wilovsky held Rabbin...
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Yisroel Dovid Weiss
Yisroel Dovid Weiss (born 1956), a United States Haredi rabbi, is an activist and spokesman for a minority branch of Neturei Karta, an anti-Zionist grouping of Haredi Jews. Based in Monsey, New York, ...
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Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss
Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss is the Chief Rabbi or Gaavad (Gaon Av Beis Din) of Jerusalem for the Edah HaChareidis. He was appointed to this post in 2004, after having served as a dayan of the Machzike ...
Yonasan Steif
Rabbi Yonasan Steif (Yiddish: יונתן שטייף‎; 1877–1958) was a senior dayan of Budapest, Hungary, before the Second World War, a man whom Rabbi Moshe Feinstein referred to as the gadol hador (...